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Introduction

Roger Allen and Robin Ostle

in Studying Modern Arabic Literature: Mustafa Badawi, Scholar and Critic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696628
eISBN:
9781474412254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696628.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is about the life and academic legacy of Mustafa Badawi, who may be regarded as the father of the study of modern Arabic literature in the United Kingdom and the United States based on the ... More


Antony and Cleopatra: Soldering up the Rift

Harold Fisch

in The Biblical Presence in Shakespeare, Milton, and Blake: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184898
eISBN:
9780191674372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184898.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter argues that Antony and Cleopatra is the most mythological of Shakespeare’s plays. This is not to say that he shared the mythological vision of the world; the play is not mythologically ... More


The Cosmopolitan Alexandrian

Robin Ostle

in Studying Modern Arabic Literature: Mustafa Badawi, Scholar and Critic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696628
eISBN:
9781474412254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696628.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter describes Alexandria and Mustafa Badawi's early life in the city. Badawi was born in Alexandria in 1925 and spent most of the first half of his life there. He was one of the first cohort ... More


Introduction

Hala Halim

in Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism: An Archive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251766
eISBN:
9780823252992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251766.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The introduction expounds the central argument of the book: that Alexandrian cosmopolitanism was a quasi-colonial, largely Hellenizing discourse to which various disciplines, such as archaeology, ... More


Epilogue/Prologue

Hala Halim

in Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism: An Archive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251766
eISBN:
9780823252992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251766.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The epilogue/prologue addresses a variety of engagements with Alexandrian cosmopolitanism and/or with the three canonical authors. A corpus of Alexandrian memoirs by émigrés of foreign or mixed ... More


Muhammad Mustafa Badawi in Conversation

Abdul-Nabi Isstaif

in Studying Modern Arabic Literature: Mustafa Badawi, Scholar and Critic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696628
eISBN:
9781474412254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696628.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter presents a 1997 interview with Mustafa Badawi and includes sections relating to his early life and education until 1947 when he was sent to England to pursue further studies in English. ... More


Badawi: An Academic With a Vision. A Personal Testimony

Sabry Hafez

in Studying Modern Arabic Literature: Mustafa Badawi, Scholar and Critic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696628
eISBN:
9781474412254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696628.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In this chapter, the author offers a personal testimony about his interaction with Mustafa Badawi as well as the latter's contribution to the study of both Arabic and English literature. The author ... More


On the Excellence of Men: Against the Equality of the Sexes

Marcelle Maistre Welch and Vivien Bosley

in Three Cartesian Feminist Treatises

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226676531
eISBN:
9780226676555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676555.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses François Poullain de la Barre's summary of a more complete response to the authority of the Holy Scripture. The view of the equality of the sexes is easier to establish through ... More


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